The BayG.A.P. tool, developed in collaboration with GlobalG.A.P. and IICA, is available in Portuguese, Spanish and English.
The document, which compiles good pineapple production practices, was jointly developed by the country’s ministries of Agriculture, the Environment and Health, with support from IICA.
A course carried out in Costa Rica will equip 56 delegates from eight Latin American countries to provide training on this regulation to producers, academics and officers involved in the production and commercialization of fresh fruits and vegetables for the U.S. market.
The Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Manuel Otero, underscored the need for collaborative work between official and private veterinary services in the organization’s 34 member countries. IICA is currently planning actions aimed at strengthening emergency preparedness and response.